Were you inconvenienced by a neighbourhood road closure in early January? Perhaps you were trying to get to Brewer Pool, Brewer Rink, or Westboro Academy on January 10th, 11th, or 12th, 2018, only to be stopped along Hopewell Avenue.
Emilie Taman announced her candidacy for Capital Ward on January 29, 2018, saying she’s running to provide strong and responsive representation at City Hall for all residents, and to contribute to building a more inclusive, vibrant, and sustainable Ottawa. “Capital Ward needs a councillor who will consult, listen and work collaboratively to build stronger communities in the ward and a better city—for families, seniors, students, young professionals, LGBTQ+ individuals, Indigenous peoples, and newcomers to Canada,” she said.
This year, forty years since OSCA started running programs in the then newly renovated Firehall, I am going to look back 40 years to each month’s OSCAR to see what was happening and what people felt was important in 1978.
In 2018, we all hope for the health, happiness and safety of our friends and family. Sadly, for refugees from Syria – and other war-torn countries – waiting for sponsorship, it’s their basic survival, rather than happiness, that is their immediate priority for the next 12 months. That’s why the Ottawa South Committee for Refugee Sponsorship (OSCRS) is eagerly seeking financial support.
After some long waits, two businesses opened their doors in the past few weeks: clothing store/barbershop Arkadía in part of the former Folklore Centre (1111 Bank Street), and Pizza/Grill take-out spot Roost and Grills in the former Papaz Pizza spot (1202 Bank Street).
It all started when Wang ordered the Magnificent Marvello’s Hypnotic Medallion out of a comic book. I knew right then that things would go wrong. Insanely, hysterically wrong.
I didn’t know exactly what would happen. But I knew that a crazy caper was brewing in my head – and the only way to get it out, was to write it down in a book. A book called Hypnotic Dunces.
What do you think makes Ottawa a liveable city? What's important to you for the city's future? The City of Ottawa has embarked on a planning exercise to identify the challenges of the future.
The City of Ottawa invites visual artists, no matter their medium, to submit an Expression of Interest to participate in a mentorship opportunity to design, fabricate and install an artist-designed public bench.
So if you live south of Riverdale and east of Avenue Road do you live in Old Ottawa South, Old Ottawa East or Rideau Garden(s)? While it’s a question that has no importance in terms of passport requirements, taxes, or services, it is a question that gets raised periodically.